May 2016
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Star Wars Day
Wednesday, May 4: 9:00am- 6:00pm
Children and adults are invited to wear their Star Wars attire to celebrate all things Star Wars with us on Wednesday, May 4. Enjoy a variety of activities and have your picture taken with our cardboard cutouts of R2-D2, C-3PO, and Darth Vader. We will also have coupons so that you can continue your fun at Heartland Point!

Hanging Basket Flower Sale

Friday, May 6: 9:00am -5:30pm
Saturday, May 7: 10:00am -sold out

The Orrville Public Library Friends' annual Hanging Flower Basket Sale will be held just in time for Mother's Day! The sale will be held from 9am-5:30pm on Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7 from 10:00am until sold out. Proceeds will benefit the Library's Summer Reading Programs. For more information, contact the Library at 330-683-1065.

Story Times Celebrate Mothers
Tuesday, May 3: 9:30am and 10:30 am

Everyone's mother is special. Children ages 2-Kindergarten are invited to celebrate mothers at a special story time beginning at 9:30 or 10:30 am. Children will hear stories about mothers and even make a surprise to share on that special day! Contact the Children's Department at 330-683-1065 to register.

Plant Exchange
Saturday, May 21: 10:30am -12:00pm

Stop by the library for a free plant exchange! Bring plants you no longer want or need and take home the same number of plants in a new variety. Herbs and vegetables are welcome. You can get plenty of plants without making a trip to the garden center and without the expense!

Be sure to label the containers of each plant you bring, including the name of the plant, the color, and sun specifications, or other important information, such as if the plant is a rapid spreader. Please bring healthy plants only! For more information, contact the library: 330-683-1065.

Brick Builder Club
Saturday, May 7: 10:30am -11:30am

Our Brick Builder Club invites kids ages 8-12 to bring a friend to imagine, create, and build with us. We'll provide the Legos, you provide the imagination! Registration is required for this free program and space is limited. Contact the Children's Department to register: 330-683-1065.
Book Club
Tuesday, May 17: 6:30pm

Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr is the Book Club's May read. Join us at 6:30pm on Tuesday, May 17 to spend an evening with others who love books. Copies are available at the Circulation Desk. We hope to see you there!

E-Media Help
Thursday, May 12: 5:30pm

Need help downloading free e-books, magazines, audio books, and more? Help is available to those with questions about the library's free e-media services. Contact the Information Desk at 330-683-1065 to register for a one-on-one help session. Bring your own Kindle, Nook, iPad, or other e-media-friendly device.

Kindergarten, Here I Come!
Tuesday, May 17: 6:00pm or 7:00pm

If you have someone who will start kindergarten this year, don't miss out on our "Ready to Learn" program! This free program is a fun way to help your child master skills they will need as they begin school. Activities will involve numbers, printing, and cutting, as well as kindergarten-readiness games to play at home over the summer. Each child will receive their own packet which will include a special picture book and school supplies. Children should be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited for this program and registration is required. Contact the Children's Department to register or for more information.

Cookbook Club
Thursday, June 2: 6:00pm

All adults are welcome to join the Cookbook Club in June for a picnic! Choose any recipe from a library cookbook on picnics, outdoor grilling, or summer cooking, or simply bring your favorite family recipe and make a delectable dish to share! Tableware will be provided.

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